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DU'ers - Please donate to Senate Dem candidates. Links here.

And add more as you see fit. These are our horses, pulling the Dem wagon to victory. And hopefully getting rid of a bunch of deplorables.

Deborah Ross - North Carolina (defeat Richard Burr - and Gov. Pat McCrory - HB2)

Katie McGinty - PA (defeat Pat Toomey)

Russ Feingold - Wisconsin (defeat Ron Johnson)

Catherine Cortez Masto - Nevada (defeat Joe Heck - hold Harry Reid's seat)

Patrick Murphy - FLA (defeat Marco Rubio)

Jason Kander - Missouri (defeat Roy Blount)

Edward Snowden made a calm, compelling case for clemency last night. He's a patriot.

He was searing in his sincerity. He went through his own revelations - from 9/11, the bullshit of the Iraq War, seeing how the government spies on US - on EVERYONE. The kangaroo spy courts. The lies.

They can get into your phones? Why should the government be able to do that?

Quite a contrast to the wild-eyed, (botoxed) threatening John Kerry yesterday. Man up, really?

Or the admitted liar ("least untruthful" James Clapper.

Edward Snowden made a case to come home. The government should hire him to work to put in controls. Do some community service. But guarantee his safety. And thank him.

Twain: “Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.”

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.”

― Mark Twain

Twain's wise words were mentioned this morning on CBS Sunday Morning - an interesting feature on Mark Twain continuing to live today through impersonators and stage re-enactors. This was one of the many featured observations from Twain.

It's also hits at the heart of the current fissures and fights here on DU.

Mark Twain, once again - nails it.

Banned from BOG group after posting news item about Larry Summers.

Was not disrespectful to PBO.

But host dug up other posts of mine that "questioned" Dear Leader's infallibility. So I was banned from the group, not based on what I had posted in the group - but on OTHER posts.


Are the members of BOG paying extra to have their own little dictatorship? This is not fair, it is not right.

I have seen other ATA posts about this, and Skinner I hope you can find a way to accommodate ALL members of DU - fairly.

Are some more equal than others here?

Obama to nominate Summers as Fed chief: Nikkei

Obama to nominate Summers as Fed chief: Nikkei
Source: Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama will name former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Japan's Nikkei newspaper said on Friday.

The newspaper, quoting unnamed sources, said in its original Japanese version that Obama was "in the final stages" and moving toward naming Summers.

The English-language version said the president "is set to" name Summers as early as late next week.

Asked about the story, a White House spokeswoman said Obama had not made his decision about the Fed job.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/13/us-usa-fed-summers-report-idUSBRE98C06120130913?irpc=932

Hans Blix on Rachel: spying and lying. Same old. Wait for the inspectors, he urges.

Urging us to wait till we get full information.

Says Colin Powell played phony phone call (among other bs in lead-up to Iraq war.

We are better than this.

Aren't we?

Posted by chimpymustgo | Thu Sep 5, 2013, 09:29 PM (3 replies)

Alan Grayson on with Chris Hayes NOW!

Owns domain name don'tattacksyria.com.

Posted by chimpymustgo | Thu Sep 5, 2013, 08:33 PM (7 replies)
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